.ZACK

Advance tickets for programs at this venue are for sale online through Brown Paper Tickets. In the “Search Events” box, enter either the name of the film or SLIFF. There is a service charge of approximately $1.50 per ticket. Print your receipt and present it at the box office to obtain tickets.

3224 Locust Ave.

130 seats

Free parking is available in the lot across the street from .ZACK; metered parking (free after 7 p.m. and all day on Sunday) is available on the surrounding streets.

“Samantha’s Amazing Acrocats” profiles 42-year-old Samantha Martin, who runs a traveling cat circus that struggles mightily to survive. Samantha has been training animals — dogs and cats, but also wild and exotic critters such as raccoons, lizards, alligators, squirrels, coatimundis, and servals — for her entire life. For some years now, she has concentrated her energies exclusively on domestic kitties, and with her cat acrobats and an ultra-tolerant assistant, she travels around the country in a messy, packed-to-the-rafters motorhome and puts on modest shows.

In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France as telephone operators to help win the Great War. Like Joan of Arc before them, they wanted to save France. By World War I's end, these women, known affectionately as the Hello Girls, had connected more than 26 million calls, and they continued to serve during the occupation of Germany and the Paris Peace Conference, with the last not returning home till 1920.